WASHINGTON, Dec 6 - U.S. Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry said on Friday he hopes that early next year regulators will revisit proposed rules barring banks from using pay structures that encourage employees to take big risks.
NEW YORK, Dec 6 - Two former Vitesse Semiconductor Corp executives were spared prison on Friday after pleading guilty to charges they fabricated company records in an attempt to obstruct an expected investigation into stock-options backdating.
LONDON, Dec 6 - Deutsche Bank's decision to quit trading in most commodity markets is another sign of the excess capacity across the commodity-trading sector and likely foreshadows further consolidation over the next two to three years.
JAKARTA, Dec 6 - Indonesia's mining industry will be killed off by a planned ban on unprocessed mineral exports, a domestic miners' association said, accusing the government of favoring international firms that can more easily adapt to the new rules.
NAHA, Japan - Storage tanks at the Fukushima nuclear plant like one that spilled almost 80,000 gallons of radioactive water this year were built in part by workers illegally hired in one of the poorest corners of Japan, say labor regulators and some of those involved in the work.
NEW YORK/BOSTON - JPMorgan Chase & Co is warning some 465,000 holders of prepaid cash cards issued by the bank that their personal information may have been accessed by hackers who attacked its network in July.
NEW YORK/BOSTON, Dec 5 - JPMorgan Chase & Co is warning some 465,000 holders of prepaid cash cards issued by the bank that their personal information may have been accessed by hackers who attacked its network in July.
* Steep rises could be flagged for investigation - sources
LONDON, Dec 5 - Britain increased the rate of a tax on banks for the sixth time in three years on Thursday as official data showed this has repeatedly failed to raise as much as the government expected.